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>>> i want to on "nightline" another war? the breaking plus. u.s. and allies prepare to intervene in the bloody war in libya after the u.n. authorizes military action against gadhafi's forces. >> and in a worldwide exclusive, gadhafi's sons talk from tripoli tonight. >>> plus, nuclear code red. we have the latest on the desperate efforts of the japanese to stop the deadly chain of events from turning into a all-out nuclear catastrophe. are they at the point of no return? >>> and the inconvenient truth. the race to cool a stockpile of radioactive fuel rods getting dangerously hot and what scientists fear if that race is lost. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. we begin in libya where the u.s. and its allies appear poised to take military action on the heels of a u.n. resolution earlier this evening imposing a no-fly zone over the country and authorizing quote, all necessary measures to protect civilians. hours earlier, libya -- we spoke to gadhafi's son. christiane joins me now. you were just in libya, what can you tell us? >> well, i think they
the latest on tonight's fighting. but as president obama leads the u.s. into a third war in a muslim country, many wonder who exactly are we fighting for? we'll take you on a journey to a rebel stronghold for answers. >>> nuclear reality check. it's in the air, it's in the food, it's in the ocean. the fallout from japan's atomic catastrophe. do we know how far the radiation is spreading? what you need to know. >>> and the best kiss. this one was good. that one wasn't bad but no two hollywood smooches are alike. what was the greatest of all, the results next. >>> good evening, i'm bill weir. missiles and muzzle fire are lighting up the north african sky tonight as america and her allies continue to destroy the defenses of moammar gadhafi. the mission, according to president obama, was to stop the libyan dictate they are slaughtering more of his own people, but getting rid of gadhafi, not our job. for the moment, that task is still in the hands of a ragged group of rebels, and with more american blood and treasure on the line alexander markardt set out to find out. >> reporter: hundreds of cru
>>> tonight on "nightline," another war? breaking news. the u.s. and its allies prepare to intervene in the bloody war in libya, after the u.n. authorizing military action against colonel gadhafi's forces. and, in a worldwide exclusive, gadhafi's son saif talks from tripoli tonight to christiane amanpour. >>> plus, nuclear code red. we have the latest on the desperate efforts of the japanese to stop a deadly chain of events from turning into an all-out nuclear catastrophe. are they at the point of no return? >>> and, theinconvenient truth. the race to cool the fuel rods getting dangerously hot. and what scientists fear can happen if that race is lost. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadenden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 17th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. we begin tonight in libya, where the u.s. and its allies appear poised to take military action on the heels of a u.n. resolution earlier this evening, imposing a no-fly zone over the country and authorizing, quote, all necessar
is the u.s. prepared to pay in libya? once again, afternoon a decade of war, a president is sending american troops into harm's way. >> there is no decision i face as your commander in chief that i consider as carefully as the decision to ask our men and women to use military force. >> reporter: but barack obama has now opened another front in america's wars, libya. >> cease-fire must be implemented immediately. that means all attacks against civilians must stop. >> reporter: for nearly a month now, ordinary libyans have risen up to rid their land of the 42-year dictatorship of gadhafi. and after some initial soaring successes, gadhafi's better equipped, professional forces have slowly strangled the rebellion, using air power especially to rain terror down on his own people. so, the u.n. acted. >> translator: the resolution is adopted. >> reporter: imposing a no-fly zone, and president obama committed the united states to the fight. >> let me be clear. these terms are not negotiable. these terms are not subject to negotiation. >> reporter: but the president's bold declaration today
for the u.s. in libya, the fire raged on. raining fire on moammar gadhafi's hometown of sirte. alex what can you tell us about what is happening there? >> reporter: good evening. it's early morning here in benghazi. the rebels have been aible to push it front back to the edge of town, almost 350 miles away to the hometown of gadhafi, sirte. every step along the way, you see a rag tag group of soldiers pushing west. >> at some point, they are going to meet the military and heavy weapons. they prepared if that? >> reporter: they are already seeing that. they come up to the line there is little coordination. there is little communication. cell phones don't work. there are no radios. it's clear they are full of passion. they are willing to die for the cause. it's evident they have not gotten this far without the air strikes. >> all right. stay safe there. >>> we turn to the president's speech itself. hanging over the peach were the shadows of other wars and other presidencies. president obama wanted to make sure that libya was not iraq and make sure that he is not president george bush of bill c
in japan could happen here. with u.s. nuclear reactors built atop fault lines, how big is the risk? >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran and cynthia mcfadden in new york city and bill weir in japan, this is "nightline," march 15th, 2011. >> and good evening from the atsugi naval air station. it is wednesday afternoon here in japan. we're waiting to board that flight to the "uss ronald reagan," the massive u.s. aircraft carrier off the coast of tsunami-ravaged japan. more on that in a moment. first, the most pressing news, the fear of nuclear fallout from that ravaged fukushima daiichi power plant, where last night another explosion and fire prompted the prime minister to take to the national airwaves with this warning. "the leaked radiation level is now rather high and there is a high chance for further leakage from now on." and for the first time tonight, the japanese confirm that all three containment warms in the shattered reactor have been damaged, which means radiation leakage is almost certain. inside the plant, 75 0 technicians were told to l
>>> tonight on "nightline," no-fly boys. an exclusive first look at the secret u.s. war strategy in libya. in the sky with the general in charge and for the first time, we hear from the marines who swooped in to rescue their downed comrades. >>> savage sex. he is the sex columnist whose raw advice has won his infamy and an ardent following. so, what is he really after? >>> and, atomic kataways. fear of nuclear catastrophe, a city evacuates, but some are held back by destiny, or duty. we're in japan with the incredible story of what it's like to be stranded in a nuclear ghost town. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 24th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. there are indications there could be more huge and potentially bloody uprising in yemen and syria tomorrow, but as for the current revolution in libya, tonight brought news that the u.s. will hand over command to nato to enforce that no-fly sewn. but questions remain. what is the american role going forward. with ga
records show more than 50 safety violations at u.s. nuclear plants from 2007 through 2011. and now there's a move on capitol hill to block lie senses for new plants. here's pie area thomas with our report. >> reporter: this is the dressen nuclear power plant in illinois. located within 50 miles of the 9 million people who live in and around chicago. but less than two years ago, the nuclear regulatory commission cited them for allowing unlicensed operators to work with control rods. they allowed three to be moved out of the reactor core when they should not have been. worse, the workers initially ignored alarms. that wasn't the only problem at dreaden. four years ago in 2007, nuclear material literally went missing from the plant. federal regulators fined the company, saying it failed to keep complete records of all special nuclear material. >> history tells us that utilities, some utilities, cut corners, and then when the day of reckoning arrives, they won't be ready to respond in the same way that the utility executives in japan were not ready to respond. >> reporter: today, officials f
'mer with u.s. gs in menlo park on the line for us now. squiz. >> they are taking in the estimate that they see from the inundays in japan is whether height on deep ocean buoy and the amplitude of the wave once it reaches hawaii. normally they try to keep that information to a minimum until they get into a 3 hour window from hawaii. that point they make a switch from a watch situation to a situation where the data indicates the wave height is substantial in hawai hawaii. so i'm sorry i don't have that information. maybe they have already made that determination. they are running these model for the entire pacific and forecasting the travel time as we speak i'm sure. >> david i know this is guess work here but how far l inland if a tsunami does hit the hawaiian islands, how far inland could the water reach just to give people an idea of how significant an event it could potentially be. if you see 10 meter weight they probably many, many hundreds of feet and perhaps half mile with broad river valley. so it can be forecast and i'm sure that's what they are doing in the warning
. for the latest on the closest of calls in this young war, we turn to the only reporter ever to fly a u.s. combat mission. martha raddatz has tonight's "target libya" report. >> reporter: late last night, the two-man crew of the f-15 strike eagle took off from aviano air base. their mission? take out deadly air defenses in libya. this is what flying in one of those 40-ton, $60 million fighter jets is like, as i learned when i flew a combat mission in an identical plan in afghanistan last year. the takeoff in an f-15 is exhilarating. the power, indescribable. we rocket up to 20,000 feet in just over a minute. our aircraft, like all in war zones, laden with thousands of pounds of bombs. >> confirm the hos times are still in that tree line. >> reporter: our mission, a deadly serious one. provide air support for troops on the ground. >> you are clear hot. clear hot. >> reporter: suspected enemy combat dances with 20 millimeter cannon rounds to protect friendly forces. back to the f-15 in libya, the moment of crisis came at 11:30 p.m. local time. there is an urgent mechanical malfunction. >> there's a
they would hit. we look at why it's so hard to call the next one as a new report today urges the u.s. to be ready. >>> and farm to fork. how do you make chicken exciting? would you believal fall that? it's good, and really easy, according to one of america's best chefs. see how on tonight's plate list. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," march 30th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, when americans watch reality tv, we aren't really looking for models of good behavior. but lately the bad behavior you see on some tv shows has sunk to a new level. in the old days, think 1993, mtv's "real world," a cast member could be expelled for getting physical. now it's almost as if the shows want the cast to brawl, scratch and scrum. but the question is, how is watching them fight each other affecting us? here's andrea canning. >> reporter: it's the disturbing brawl between two teenage girls caught on tape by their friends, looking on and even egging them on to keep fighting. what wa
. the biggest wave to hit the u.s. was in crescent city, california. an eight-footer that churned and roiled, washing boats away. crescent city is grateful that at least so far no one has died. the town was not so lucky in 1964. when 11 people lost their lives. the only deaths ever attributed to a tsunami on the u.s. mainland. for "nightline," i'm abbie boudreau in los angeles. >> thankfully that distinction holds tonight, tsunami advisory remains here in california but the threat is greatly diminished. when we come back, it is a fault line 180 miles long, 50 miles deep. we have the earthquake and tsunami by the devastating numbers. just because you're born of a deep-rooted family tree doesn't mean you're content to live under it. the new 2011 jeep compass. ♪ genetically engineered with jeep 4x4 capability iconic beauty, and a red-blooded attitude all its own. we followed in the tire tracks of greatness and found a whole new direction. the 2011 jeep compass. the evolution of a legendary bloodline. ♪ >>> time for some perspective now. you'll recall that apocalyptic tsunami touched off by
church and the u.s. congress condemned them for living in sin. but she and burton obtained divorces and their marriage was later called the romance of the century. they were married for ten headline-grabbing years and starred in 11 films together. their lovers quarrels on screen and off were legendary. >> i will marry you. >> i'd rather die. >> reporter: still, burton showered his wife with spectacular jewels, including the famous 33 carat diamond. she showed me her jewelry in 2002. >> he said, i want to get you that ring. would you like to try? >> reporter: i would love to try. well, thanks, a lot, elizabeth, the interview is over. let's go home. >> reporter: but no amount of jewelry would keep the marriage stable. the two divorced, only to marry again, but that didn't last, either. >> it was almost like everything was too much. we loved each other almost too much. it sounds silly. >> reporter: no, it doesn't. >> but it was so intense that it was almost abnormal. >> reporter: was he the love of your life? >> mike and richard were the loves of my life. >> reporter: in 1966, "who's a
, that was the u.s. viewing audience meaning there would have been 963 million people in other countries up all night watching about movies they've seen in a language most don't speak. i bet melissa leo has a word for that. >> i'm shaking in my boots here. >> i'm john donvan for "nightline." >> i'm bill weir, good night, america. >>> up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> good-bye to cate blanchett and welcome home a homeless guy in a spider-man costume. >> you gave me a box of porn. >> did i? >> it was radical. >> jimmy: not on drugs. what the hell goes on when he is.
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on what to do, it really depends on what country you're from. the u.s. position is that all americans, including the 80,000-plus troops that are stationed here should stay at least 50 miles away from the damaged reactor. but that's more than twice as far as the official japanese no-go zone. now, while many of our colleagues are basing more than 150 miles away to cover this story, i'm going to catch a scheduled flight back to the states. and i've got to say i'm conflicted about leaving this major story. but also, relieved to be getting out of the danger zone. fears of radiation exposure sparked runs on food and other supplies in the affected areas. this woman says she has no gas, no heat and no matter how long the line, all she can do is wait. with over 4,300 officially dead, more than 10,000 missing, rescuers continue searching through debris, pulling bodies from the wreckage. makeshift morgues like this one have been set up. family members like this woman, searching for her nephew, continue looking, hopeful for any signs of survival. but with the landscape so shattered, she wasn't ex
of a billion people you're going to do that. >> yet 37 million, that was the u.s. viewing audience meaning
others in oregon were swept to sea, as well, but later rescued. the biggest wave to hit the u.s. was in crescent city, california. an eight-footer that churned and roiled, washing boats away. crescent city is grateful that at least, so far, no one has died. the town was not so lucky in 1964 when 11 people lost their lives. for "nightline," i'm abbie boudreau in los angeles. >>> and after a tense day here in the west about an hour ago, the pacific tsunami warning center canceled the wave warnings for the pacific basin. >>> when we come back it was a fault line 180 miles long 50 miles deep. we have the earthquake and tsunami by the numbers. just because you're born of a deep-rooted family tree doesn't mean you're content to live under it. the new 2011 jeep compass. ♪ ♪ genetically engineered with jeep 4x4 capability iconic beauty and a red-blooded attitude all its own. we followed in the tire tracks of greatness and found a whole new direction. the 2011 jeep compass. the evolution of a legendary bloodline.
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